'The Reading Rooms' is a Registered Charity, number 301252.

It is managed by a committee which is elected at the Annual General Meeting and has members who represent the regular users of the premises and the Town Council.

The Committee meets every two months to :

      • consider the financial status of the Foundation,
      • review maintenance of the premises,
      • consider current and potential users of the premises,
      • review hire fees (annually)
      • attend to any other matter that is relevant to the wellbeing of the Foundation


The Annual General Meeting was held on 26th March 2019

Here is the Chairman's Report

Here is the Trustee's Annual Report



The Trustees are:- 

      • Mr Andy Maddocks (Chairman) 
      • Mrs Sheila Pullin (Letting Officer) 
      • Mrs Mary Deane  
      • Mr Brin McPherson 
      • Mr Kevin Reilly
      • Mr Leslie Sheppard


The Committe consists of the Trustees plus:

      • Mr Peter Sharp (Treasurer)
      • Mr Dave Hawke (Secretary)


The Friends of the Reading Rooms are:-

      • Mr Stephen Foggo 
      • Mr Matthew Ruston 
      • Mr Terry Gregson


At the time of the AGM there were no active Youth Delegate Members.